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  • College notes: Awards season kind to Coduto, Olson, Connolly

    The spring sports season is a busy time for college athletes, just like their high school counterparts. Here are a few athletes from the area that com ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Chase is on

    When the idea of competing in the steeplechase in college was first brought up during her recruiting process, Hope Schmelzle's initial reaction was to ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • 'Dream come true'

    WHEATON – Brett Struebing always wanted to play Division I baseball, but he never thought it would actually happen.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • WWS grad Schmelzle makes U.S. Junior National track team

    EUGENE, Ore. – Hope Schmelzle had a storied running career at Wheaton Warrenville South High School in both cross country and track.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Five spring sports highlights

    WHEATON – The spring sports season has concluded and with it the school year. Now is the perfect time to take one more look at the best moments from t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • All-area baseball MVP: 'Bulldog' mentality one of Matt Albin's assets

    CAROL STREAM – Matt Albin knew at the start of the spring that the 2014 season would be his last one on the baseball field.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Meet Suburban Life Media's 2014 central all-area baseball selections

    Summer baseball is already in full swing, but it's not too late to look back on the stars of the spring season. Here are some of the top players from ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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